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About Rayden Lin - RotoBaller

I am an avid sports fan and sports player. Played over 6 sports at the club and school level. Huge fan of the Los Angeles Kings, Toronto Blue Jays, Denver Broncos, and Houston Rockets. I am from Edmonton,Alberta. If you need any advice regarding fantasy baseball, or hockey, feel free to shoot me a message.

Rayden Lin - RotoBaller has written 133 articles so far, you can find them below.


Kurt Suzuki Exits Game After Being Hit By a Bat

Atlanta Braves catcher Kurt Suzuki was forced to leave Sunday's game versus San Diego after being hit on the head with a bat. After passing the concussion protocol, he is expected to play in the Braves next game versus Toronto on Tuesday. Suzuki is currently having a solid season, hitting a .273/.333/.466 with 23 runs,... Read More

2 years ago

Julio Teheran Pitches Six No-Hit Innings Versus San Diego

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Julio Teheran pitched six no-hit innings in his return from the disabled list versus the San Diego Padres. Teheran finished the outing with 11 strikeouts, three walks and no hits in six innings of action. After this performance, Teheran improved his record to 5-4 with a 3.97 ERA and 67 strikeouts... Read More

2 years ago

Blake Parker Blows Save Versus Oakland

Los Angeles Angels closer Blake Parker was charged with a blown save in the Angels loss to the Oakland Athletics. This is the Angels league-leading 15th blown save this year. Coming into the ninth inning with a 5-3 lead, Parker allowed two runs to blow the save, and the Athletics wound up walking off the Angels... Read More

2 years ago

Wade Davis Falls Apart in Ninth Inning Versus Texas

Colorado Rockies closer Wade Davis crumbled in the ninth inning, allowing four runs to lose the game 13-12 to the Texas Rangers. Coming into the ninth inning, Davis entered a save situation with a 12-9 lead over the Rangers. However, after allowing four walks and the game-winning single, Davis blew the save and the Rockies lost... Read More

2 years ago

Carl Edwards Jr. To Throw Off Mound on Monday

Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Carl Edwards Jr. (shoulder) will pitch off a mound when the Cubs return to Wrigley Field on Monday. Edwards has been out since May 30 with right shoulder inflammation and is expected to be back before the All-Star break. So far this season, Edwards has a 2-1 record with a 2.88 ERA,... Read More

2 years ago


Dexter Fowler and Kolten Wong Sitting Sunday

St Louis Cardinals outfielder Dexter Fowler and second baseman Kolten Wong are not in the starting lineup in Sunday's game against the Chicago Cubs with southpaw Jose Quintana on the mound. Both Wong and Fowler have struggled to hit against left-handed pitching, with Fowler hitting to a  .086/.214/.086 slash against lefties and Wong hitting .172/.242/.172... Read More

2 years ago

Yu Darvish To Throw Simulated Game On Tuesday

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Yu Darvish (triceps) will throw a simulated game on Tuesday. This will be the latest step in Darvish's recovery from tendinitis in his right triceps. He is still expected to miss a couple weeks before his return to the Cubs rotation. Darvish has struggled this year, pitching to a 1-3 record with... Read More

2 years ago

Miguel Rojas Exits Game After Hit By Pitch

Miami Marlins shortstop Miguel Rojas exited tonight's game after being hit on his left hand by a pitch. He is currently listed as day-to-day with a left hand bruise. Due to this injury, Rojas could be out of a few games. Rojas is currently hitting with a .227/.290/.340 slash with 17 R, 7 HR, and... Read More

2 years ago

Mariners Promote Nick Rumbelow and Rob Whalen

The Seattle Mariners have called up relief pitchers Nick Rumbelow and Rob Whalen from Triple-A Tacoma to add some depth to the bullpen. In a corresponding move, the Mariners optioned first baseman Daniel Vogelbach to Triple-A Tacoma and relief pitcher Mike Morin was designated for assignment. Rumbelow and Whalen should not be owned in any... Read More

2 years ago

Steven Souza Jr. To Resume Throwing On Friday

Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Steven Souza Jr. is expected to resume throwing and take batting practice on Friday for his recovery from a right pectoral strain. Souza has only played in 14 games this season due to problems with his right pectoral. There is currently no timetable for Souza's return, but he is trending in the... Read More

2 years ago


Caleb Smith To Go On Bereavement List

Miami Marlins starting pitcher Caleb Smith is expected to go on the bereavement list for personal reasons and is expected to be out for a couple of days. Rule 5 draft pick Brett Graves is expected to be reinstated from the 60-day disabled list to replace Smith. Smith has had a solid season up to... Read More

2 years ago

Steven Souza Jr. Begins Throwing Program on Wednesday

Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Steven Souza Jr. will begin a throwing program in his recovery from a right pectoral injury. He will begin to throw from 45 feet on Wednesday and again on Friday or Saturday to test how it feels. This will be the first step of many for his recovery from his right pectoral... Read More

2 years ago

Edwin Diaz Not Available to Pitch Out Bullpen on Wednesday

Seattle Mariners closer Edwin Diaz wasn't available out of the bullpen Wednesday against the Los Angeles Angels due to usage. Diaz had pitched the past three times in the last three days and four times in the last five games, recording saves in all four appearances. Diaz has been terrific this season, recording a 2.50 ERA... Read More

2 years ago

Shelby Miller to Make Rehab Start At High-A Visalia

Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Shelby Miller (elbow) will make another rehab start for High-A Visalia on Saturday. Miller is currently rehabbing from Tommy John surgery that has kept him out since last May. If the start goes well, the Diamondbacks could consider activating him shortly after Saturday. If Miller is able to pitch well after being activated,... Read More

2 years ago

Carlos Rodon To Start Saturday Versus Boston

Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Carlos Rodon (shoulder) will return to the White Sox rotation from the disabled list on Saturday versus the Boston Red Sox . He will be making his season debut after being put on the 60-day disabled list for shoulder inflammation on March 26. Rodon had a 2-5 record with a 4.15 ERA,... Read More

2 years ago


Byron Buxton To Attempt Tee Work on Saturday

Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton (toe) will attempt tee work to see how his foot feels when he plants it to hit. Buxton is currently recovering from a fractured toe that he developed during a rehab assignment in April. He is not expected back in the Twins lineup until July. Buxton is currently hitting with a .156/.180/.200... Read More

2 years ago

James Paxton Dominates in the Month of May

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher James Paxton finished the month of May with an astonishing 3-0 record, 1.67 ERA and 51 strikeouts in 43 innings pitched. He allowed just eight runs in six appearances and pitched two complete games during May. Even though Paxton pitched extremely well for the Mariners, he was edged out by Astros starter Justin... Read More

2 years ago

Nick Wittgren Placed on the 10-Day DL List

Miami Marlins relief pitcher Nick Wittgren has been placed on the 10-day disabled list due to a right middle finger contusion. The Marlins have recalled pitcher Tyler Cloyd from Triple-A New Orleans to replace him. Wittgren has appeared in 18 games this season and has a 3.06 ERA and 1.42 WHIP with 17 strikeouts. He should not... Read More

2 years ago

Jorge De La Rosa Placed on Disabled List

Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Jorge De La Rosa has been placed on the disabled list with right Achilles tendon bursitis. Jake Barrett has been called up from Triple-A Reno to replace De La Rosa. De La Rosa has appeared in 27 games this season and has a 3.54 ERA and 1.23 WHIP with 11 strikeouts. De... Read More

2 years ago

Chris Herrmann Placed on the 10-Day DL

Seattle Mariners catcher Chris Herrmann has been placed on the disabled list due to a strained right oblique. David Freitas has been recalled from Triple-A Tacoma to replace Herrmann. Herrmann has only appeared in one game this campaign and has not played in more than 106 games in a season for his career. He should... Read More

2 years ago


Shelby Miller Performs Well In First Rehab Start

Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Shelby Miller (elbow) pitched well in his first rehab start with High-A Visalia, allowing one run in five innings. Miller threw 52 strikes out of his 65 pitches and also had eight strikeouts and no walks. Miller is currently recovering from Tommy John surgery, which has kept him sidelined since May... Read More

2 years ago

Hisashi Iwakuma's Live Batting Practice Session Delayed

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma will have his scheduled live batting practice session delayed one day to Wednesday due to a sore neck. This will delay the next step in his recovery from shoulder inflammation dating back to May 2017. Iwakuma will likely be out for a while, as there is no clear timetable... Read More

2 years ago


Taylor Motter Claimed By Twins

Infielder Taylor Motter has been claimed by the Minnesota Twins after he was designated for assignment on May 27 by the Seattle Mariners. Motter will join Triple-A Rochester, but will be on the Twins 40-man roster. He was designated for assignment by the Mariners in order to add catcher Chris Herrmann to the 40-man roster.... Read More

2 years ago

Denard Span Debuts For Seattle

Seattle Mariners outfielder Denard Span made his Mariners debut Monday against Texas. Acquired along with relief pitcher Alex Colome from the Tampa Bay Rays, Span batted second in the lineup on Monday, going 0-for-4 with run scored. Span is coming off a solid season last year with the San Francisco Giants. scoring 73 runs, hitting 12... Read More

2 years ago


A.J. Pollock To Receive X-Ray

Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder A.J. Pollock will have an X-ray on his fractured left thumb on Tuesday to determine how well it is healing. Absent from the Diamondbacks lineup since May 15, Pollock will likely be sidelined for a while with his initial diagnosis being a four- to eight-week injury. Pollock has been excellent for the... Read More

2 years ago

Robbie Ray To Receive MRI On Tuesday

Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Robbie Ray will get an MRI on Tuesday to determine the status of his strained right oblique. Out of the Diamondbacks rotation since April 29, Ray will likely not be back in the D-backs rotation until mid-June. Ray has struggled to date with a 4.88 ERA, 1.52 WHIP and 45 strikeouts... Read More

2 years ago

Phil Hughes Acquired By Padres

The San Diego Padres have acquired starting pitcher Phil Hughes from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for a minor league catcher. Hughes had previously been designated for assignment by the Minnesota Twins on May 21. Hughes has struggled for the past couple seasons including this season with his ERA constantly above 5.87 and his WHIP... Read More

2 years ago

Jean Segura Out With a Concussion

Seattle Mariners shortstop Jean Segura was out for Sunday's game with the Minnesota Twins with a concussion. He was hurt in Saturday's game against the Twins after he was kicked in the head when sliding into second base. Segura is feeling better, but he has not passed all the concussion tests required to play and... Read More

2 years ago

Mitch Haniger Leaves Game After Hit By Pitch

Seattle Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger left Tuesday's game versus Oakland after being hit in the wrist by a pitch. This piles on to the injuries the Mariners have suffered as Robinson Cano, Dee Gordon and Nelson Cruz are all out due to injury. X-rays have come back negative, so Haniger will likely avoid missing extended... Read More

2 years ago


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